Below are some FAQ’s you may find helpful in planning your trip:
Where are you in Daylesford?
balconies lakeside is located at 15 Leggatt Street, Daylesford VIC 3460 - right on the banks of spectacular Lake Daylesford.
Do you have a restaurant on site?
No, but there are some fabulous restaurants, cafes & bars in town, just a short walk or drive away. Daylesford & the surrounding area is really a foodie paradise - your hosts will be happy to make recommendations & bookings.
What do you serve for breakfast?- We change our menus daily – the choices include home-made muesli, fresh fruit salad and juices followed by a choice of Eggs Benedict, Scrambled Eggs and Smoked Salmon, Full Breakfast, Blueberry Pancakes with Maple Syrup and Vanilla Yoghurt, BLAT (bacon, lettuce, avocado and tomato), Poached Eggs with smashed Avocado on sour dough plus daily specials. We serve breakfast from 8.30 – 9.00 daily in your Studio.
I have intolerances/special dietary needs/allergies – can you cater for them? – If you let us know in advance we can generally cater for most dietary needs.
Is there parking at balconies lakeside? – There is ample on-street parking in Leggatt Street.
What is there to see and do in Daylesford and the surrounding areas? – Fishing, Horse riding, cycling, walking, relaxing, wineries, galleries, shopping, markets, gardens, eating, drinking, bushwalking, boating & paddleboarding on Lake Daylesford (in the summer). For a comprehensive list check out the Things to Do link at the bottom of the page.
Can you recommend any Day Spas? – We have a list of local Day Spas and can provide suggestions and recommendations.
Can I have a massage in my Studio? – Unfortunately not. The Studios aren’t suitable for in-room massage.
What time is check in and check out? – Check in is from 2 – 6pm or by arrangement – we have a digital key pad on the main door and will contact you on your mobile phone on the morning of your arrival or before, to advise details for your arrival. Check out is 10.30am.
Do you have tea and coffee making facilities in the Studios? – Yes, a good selection of traditional, fruit & herb teas is in each Studio together with a coffee machine, coffee pods and fresh milk.
Are there fridges in the Studios? – We have a minibar fridge in each Studio with complimentary mineral water.
Can we cook and/or eat in our Studio? – Each Studio has a microwave and toaster. There's also a dining table and chairs both inside and on the private balcony.
Are the Studios serviced during our stay? – We service the Studios on the 3rd day of your stay – so if you’re staying 2 nights or less we don’t service the Studios unless this is specifically requested.
Can I purchase gift vouchers for balconies lakeside? – We offer personalised gift vouchers which are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.
Do you have any disabled facilities? – There is a small slope & a few steps to get to the Studios from the road. We don’t have any facilities suitable for wheelchair users.
It’s a special occasion – can I arrange to have flowers etc. in my Studio? – We’re happy to order flower arrangements for the Studios – please give us plenty of notice to order these. We can also offer Australian sparkling wine and chocolates at a reasonable price.
Do any of the rooms have views and balconies? – Yes, all Studios have a sunny, covered north facing balcony overlooking Lake Daylesford and beyond to Italian Hill & Cornish Hill – with a table setting for 2 guests.
We have a baby/young child/dog? – Unfortunately balconies lakeside isn’t suitable for babies, children under 15 years of age or for pets.